allotment

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈlɒtmənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈlɑtmənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə lotmənt)


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allotment

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the allotment of land for
  2. [water, food] allotments (to)
  3. [spend, waste] this quarter's allotment of funds
  4. the allotment of (company) shares to the [workers, employees]
  5. the allotment of [$4 million] in [aid, subsidies]
  6. have an allotment of [thirty minutes] to take the [exam, test]
  7. have a [thirty-minute] allotment to take the [exam]
  8. a monthly allotment of [subsidies, child welfare, child support, worker's comp]
  9. The allotment has been [withheld, received, paid].
  10. The average allotment is [five] acres.
  11. allotments of [five] to [ten] acres
  12. There is a limited allotment of [time, land].
  13. UK: grows [lettuce, tomatoes, beetroot, vegetables, fruit] on the allotment
  14. UK: spends every [Sunday, morning] on the allotment
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